• Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary (2002)

Blind Spot: Hitler's Secretary

Release Date: 2002

PG |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

This documentary offers an extended conversation with Traudl Junge, who worked as Adolf Hitler's personal secretary from 1942 until the end of World War II. In the film, she is interviewed by Austrian artist André Heller, who persuaded Junge to finally talk publicly about her experiences after over 50 years of silence. Junge, 81 at the time of the interview, discusses her relationship with Hitler, his personality, and the dictation of his final words.

Cast: Traudl Junge

Director: André Heller , Othmar Schmiderer

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Dor Film Produktionsgesellschaft

Keywords: 2000s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Junge's testimony is a salutary reminder that Hitler was like other people in ways, and that the evil he manifested could visit us again if more civilized humans don't remain watchful. show more

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Riveting and heartstoppingly fine documentary. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Riveting. show more

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